CURRENT Professor emerita and former Director, Environmental Program (appointment in Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources) University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
EDUCATION M. Div., Starr King School of Ministry, 1991 Ph.D. Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979 M.A. Education, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1970 B.A. Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1968
TEACHING Sept 2005 to May 2015: Professor, Environmental Program, University of Vermont UVM George V. Kidder Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011 Kroepsch-Maurisch Teaching Award, Associate Professor, University of Vermont, 2002 Outstanding Faculty Woman Award, University of Vermont, 2015
PROFESSIONAL AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES (selected) President’s Award for Distinguished University Citizenship and Service, May 2015 Faculty Senate, Executive Council vice-president, fall 2011-2015 Provost’s office, co-chair Envisioning Environment at UVM committee, fall 2012-14 Socially Responsible Investment Work Group for Board of Trustees, faculty representative, 2008-2015 UVM committees: Faculty Senate Financial and Physical Planning, Rubenstein School Curriculum Committee, President’s Commission on Status of Women (chair), University Planning Council Office of Sustainability faculty advisor 2005-2015, Environmental Council, co-chair 1996-2004 U.S. Council of Environmental Deans and Directors, Executive Council, fall 2011-2015 Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, Executive Council, fall 2010-2015
PUBLICATIONS (selected) Kaza, Stephanie. (in press). Green Buddhism: Practice and Compassionate Action in Uncertain Times. Boulder: Shambhala Publications. Kaza, Stephanie. 2015. Buddhist Contributions to Climate Response. Journal of Oriental Philosophy. Kaza, Stephanie. 2015. "Heart to Heart: Instructions in Nonduality," in A Sense of the Whole: Reading Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End, Berkeley: Counterpoint Press. Watts, Richard A. and Kaza, Stephanie. 2013. Planning for Power: Frame Production in an Environmental Conflict over the Siting of a High-Voltage Transmission Line. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 3(3): 247-258. Kaza, Stephanie. 2010. Rachel Carson’s Sense of Deep Time: Experiencing Maine, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 17(2): 291-315. ----------. 2008. Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 160 pages. ----------. 2005. Western Buddhist Motivations for Vegetarianism, Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, 9(3): 385-411. ----------, ed. 2005. Hooked! Buddhist Writings on Greed, Desire, and the Urge to Consume, Boston: Shambhala Publications, 271 pages. ----------. 2002. Teaching Ethics through Environmental Justice. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 7(1): 99-109, spring. ----------. 2000. Overcoming the Grip of Consumerism. Journal of Buddhist-Christian Studies, 20: 23-42. ----------. 2000. To Save All Beings: Buddhist Environmental Activism, in Engaged Buddhism in the West, ed. Chris S. Queen, Boston: Wisdom Publications, pp 159-183. Kaza, Stephanie and Kenneth Kraft, eds. 2000. Dharma Rain: Sources for Buddhist Environmentalism, Boston: Shambhala Publications, 492 pages.